On Monday, November 30, 2020, Ralph Whitford of Lac La Biche, AB passed away at the age of 85 years.
Ralph is survived by his children Ron (Donna) Lameman of Beaver Lake, Adrian (Marda) Whitford of Edmonton, Russ (Marie) Whitford of Redcliff, AB, Gerald (Cathy) Whitford of Lac La Biche, Randy Whitford of Beaver Lake, Cliff Whitford of Edmonton, granddaughter that he raised Tanis (Chris) Whitford of Edmonton, sisters Liz, Delia, Josephine (Wayne), Violet, Doris (Wesley), brothers Lawrence (Mary), Donald, John, David Half, uncle Joe G. Cardinal, as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.
Ralph is predeceased by his wife Mary Ann in 2012, daughter Lorraine in 2004, sons Arnold in 1977, Elmer in 2002, mother Irene in 1942, father John in 1997, stepmother Flora Whitford in 2018, sister Liz in 1940, brother Raymond in 2007, brother Francis in 2014, brother David Halfe in 2013, daughter in law Kim in 2018, and special friend Alvina Desjarlais-Boucher in 2018.
Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service officiated by Reverend Robert Wright is being held.
Interment to follow at Beaver Lake Cree Nation Community Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers donations in memory of Ralph can be made to the Lac La Biche Canadian Native Friendship Centre Foodbank. Box 2338 Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0.
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